Rose & Robert Skillman Library in Detroit has engraving “The Fountain of Wisdom Flows Through the Books“. To drink from this fountain, I continue to read books and here are some that I have completed recently and would like to… Read More ›
Focus on Outcome and Invest in Process
“What do you have to get in order to be happy?” is the question Dr. Srikumar asks. I found this talk on TED where he asks to plug into our hard-wired happiness. We spend most of our lives learning to be unhappy,… Read More ›
Quotes for Leaders
In risk, if you perform, it produces great opportunities. – John Hammergren, CEO McKesson Corp You just can’t get too focused on what’s going to happen in the next quarter. You have to worry about where the business is headed… Read More ›
Community Leadership – Lessons Learned
Sometime difference of opinions in any community organization or any professional group causes divide among its people. At this time, as an independent person with leadership qualities, you can not rely on the leaders who have created the issue. Playing real leadership role is important..
5 Quotes for Leaders
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control. – Tom Landry People ask the difference between a leader and a boss …. Read More ›
Quotes from Twitter
I am on Twitter (follow me) and its very useful tool. I review tweets on my Nokia E71 Smartphone during my lunch break and keep myself updated. I get to read very interesting and inspiring quotes along with information that… Read More ›
Power of Social Media and Customer Service
You might have heard that someone got very bad customer service one day and no one would resolve the complaint at this company. This person gets upset by the treatment received and decides to write a complaint letter to the president of… Read More ›
11 Principles of Leadership
I came across 11 leadership principles of Marine Corps in Guide Book for Marines on the Internet and here is my interpretation of 11 principles. I am interested in hearing from Marines about their leadership experience. Take responsibility – we need to seek… Read More ›
Quotes for Managers
Here are 6 quotes for I.T. managers from Norman R. Augustine Hardware works best when it matters the least. A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an… Read More ›
Time to Thank Entrepreneurs
July 30th is Mr. Henry Ford’s birthday. He was born in 1863. He was one of the great entrepreneurs America has produced. He was leader of automobile industry and a great inventor. His dream of gasoline engine was realized into industrial revolution… Read More ›
Happy 4th July
Happy independence day to all of my friends and visitors. On July 4th, 1776 US got independence from Britain and a democracy was born. This is the land of opportunity and freedom. This is the time of barbecue, picnics, and… Read More ›
Anais Nin on Change
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people… Read More ›
Happy Canada Day!
Wishing all my Canadian friends a happy Canada day! July 1st is Canada’s birth date and it was originally known as Dominion Day. Later in 1982, it was changed to Canada day. Its 142nd birthday of Canada. Here is the… Read More ›
Don’t Settle – Stay Hungry – Stay Foolish
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
Change : Three Fish Story
Change is inevitable. In every person’s life, opportunities for change come and go. If person avoids change, nature creates circumstances in one way or the other, and change becomes unavoidable. As per human nature, some will embrace the change and… Read More ›
Leadership Sans Ego & Insecurity
Everywhere we turn our focus to, we hear something negative and how leadership should come forward. Leadership at every level is already faced with some difficult choices. It is of paramount importance that when leaders make decisions to change the… Read More ›
Life is bigger than that!
2008 is nearing the completion of business work days and it was one of the eventful year. We have seen all from US election to Canadian elections, Wall-street meltdown to Automotive bailout, Saturday Night Live comedy to economic worries. All… Read More ›
Power Quotes – 3
We got to refuel our thought engine each day. When things we read, hear, feel or experience seem tough (relative term); refule with positive quotes. Pray to God but continue to row to the shore. – Russian Proverb Opportunities just… Read More ›
The Laws of ….
I got this humorous email today from one of my friend with subject “Newton’s Unpublished Laws” and found it quite funny, I thought of sharing with you all to kick-off the weekend on a lighter note. I have ready many laws (including Murphy’s… Read More ›
Quotes for Managers
Quotes are powerful words to stir thinking process, give new perspective on things, motivate to take action. Here are some quotes on planning and strategy that I collected from book Strategic Management by Fred David. Like a product or service, the planning… Read More ›